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by Bill Shields
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Precision machinist
Replies: 8
Views: 367

Re: Precision machinist

I know what IMTS is....have spent many weeks there in the past 30 years....

IMTS 2018 just finished....

so quoting from someone @IMTS 2020 must be a Back to the Future moment...????
by Bill Shields
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Precision machinist
Replies: 8
Views: 367

Re: Precision machinist

IMTS 2020?
by Bill Shields
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tom Thumb Construction Series in LS&OR
Replies: 14
Views: 2371

Re: Tom Thumb Construction Series in LS&OR

I have not discussed this with LSORR, so I have no idea

Not sure there is the interest to do one and make $$ for the publisher.
by Bill Shields
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tom Thumb Construction Series in LS&OR
Replies: 14
Views: 2371

Re: Tom Thumb Construction Series in LS&OR

They shut it down quite a few months ago...shortly after Neil left the editor's job.
by Bill Shields
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" 0-4-0 Reading Camelback Misc Castings
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: 1-1/2" 0-4-0 Reading Camelback Misc Castings

]I guess that there is more than a little interest, so I am going to post some pictures. The cylinders, stack and driver are Daddi. The remainder of the stuff is a mixture of Allen and Mercer (air tank brackets) circa middle 1980's yes, there are only two eccentric castings but 6 bronze eccentric st...
by Bill Shields
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" 0-4-0 Reading Camelback Misc Castings
Replies: 4
Views: 319

1-1/2" 0-4-0 Reading Camelback Misc Castings

I have a set of CI main drivers, all bronze cylinders and a CI stack made by Tony Daddi a few decades ago. These parts are a good start on kit bashing an A5. Anyone interested? If so I can take / attach some pictures. As much as I like this little engine, I doubt that I will live long enough to buil...
by Bill Shields
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Museums, Factories, Etc.
Topic: North York Moors Railway Steam Service
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Re: North York Moors Railway Steam Service

been there - done that - well worth the trip of you are on the island...
by Bill Shields
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Affordable Solidworks license
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: Affordable Solidworks license

ah...the old brain is still functioning....
by Bill Shields
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Broken Drill Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 1511

Re: Broken Drill Removal

good luck drilling a 2-56 tap out....this is where an edm drill is worth anything you have to pay to use...
by Bill Shields
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Affordable Solidworks license
Replies: 6
Views: 545

Re: Affordable Solidworks license

please be aware of something that I 'sort of'' remember Student Versions of Solidworks are not always 'upgradable' to the 'latest version'. I also seem to remember that models created by 'student versions' could not be imported by 'newer versions' of the software either. This may have changed...but ...